“No Child…,” written in 2007 by Nilaja Sun, is a brilliant journey into the life of teaching artist Ms. Sun.
“Dead Man’s Cell Phone,” written in 2008 by Sarah Ruhl, offers a balanced conglomeration of both satirical and comedic moments.
*“No Child…” * In New York City at Barrow Street Theater in 2007, a one-woman show was performed that would eventually become a smash hit.
On Monday, April 2, indie rock musician Gotye will be making his Michigan debut here at Eastern Michigan University.
“Every year I try to put one show that is outrageous or edgy on the list in hopes that it will get the OK,” said Phil Simmons, director of the upcoming EMU Theatre performance of the classic “Rocky Horror Picture Show.” “I just hope for the best because I want to keep pushing the bar.”
This past Wednesday was the 22nd World AIDS Day – a day “about raising awareness to tackle HIV prejudice and help stop the spread of HIV,” according to worldaidsday.org.
Tomorrow, Quirk Theater hosts the opening of “Pippi Longstocking,” directed by Pam Cardell. This childhood classic features the ever-lovable Pippi, who is waiting for the return of her swashbuckling pirate father, evading children’s welfare and making some new friends along the way.
The Lab Theatre hosted “An Adult Evening of Shel Silverstein” directed by senior Maxim Hunt on Monday.
Friday in Quirk Theater, director Lee Stille’s “Hamlet” opened the EMU theater season. Written by renowned playwright William Shakespeare, this show offers everything a tragedy is supposed to represent. With ghosts, blood, vengeance and character death, it covers all aspects of its genre. Audience members are introduced to the suspenseful mood with a gothic-style slide show and haunting music leading up and into the first act.
First performed during the Elizabethan era in 1600, “Hamlet” still remains one of William Shakespeare’s most famous works.